Control the risks of falls

Formats and tools

Unit Description
Reconstruct the unit from the xml and display it as an HTML page.
Assessment Tool
an assessor resource that builds a framework for writing an assessment tool
Assessment Template
generate a spreadsheet for marking this unit in a classroom environment. Put student names in the top row and check them off as they demonstrate competenece for each of the unit's elements and performance criteria.
Assessment Matrix
a slightly different format than the assessment template. A spreadsheet with unit names, elements and performance criteria in separate columns. Put assessment names in column headings to track which performance criteria each one covers. Good for ensuring that you've covered every one of the performance criteria with your assessment instrument (all assessement tools together).
Wiki Markup
mark up the unit in a wiki markup codes, ready to copy and paste into a wiki page. The output will work in most wikis but is designed to work particularly well as a Wikiversity learning project.
Evidence Guide
create an evidence guide for workplace assessment and RPL applicants
Competency Mapping Template
Unit of Competency Mapping – Information for Teachers/Assessors – Information for Learners. A template for developing assessments for a unit, which will help you to create valid, fair and reliable assessments for the unit, ready to give to trainers and students
Observation Checklist
create an observation checklist for workplace assessment and RPL applicants. This is similar to the evidence guide above, but a little shorter and friendlier on your printer. You will also need to create a seperate Assessor Marking Guide for guidelines on gathering evidence and a list of key points for each activity observed using the unit's range statement, required skills and evidence required (see the unit's html page for details)

Self Assessment Survey
A form for students to assess thier current skill levels against each of the unit's performance criteria. Cut and paste into a web document or print and distribute in hard copy.
Moodle Outcomes
Create a csv file of the unit's performance criteria to import into a moodle course as outcomes, ready to associate with each of your assignments. Here's a quick 'how to' for importing these into moodle 2.x
Registered Training Organisations
Trying to find someone to train or assess you? This link lists all the RTOs that are currently registered to deliver MSMWHS218, 'Control the risks of falls'.
Google Links
links to google searches, with filtering in place to maximise the usefulness of the returned results
Reference books for 'Control the risks of falls' on This online store has a huge range of books, pretty reasonable prices, free delivery in Australia *and* they give a small commission to for every purchase, so go nuts :)

Elements and Performance Criteria

Elements describe the essential outcomes

Performance criteria describe the performance needed to demonstrate achievement of the element


Identify job requirements


Identify the job scope and location


Review options for carrying out all or part of the job on the ground or on a solid construction


Confirm the safe access to and exit from the work area where there is a risk of fall


Obtain required authorisations for the work and verify hazard controls are functioning


Check the adequacy of fall prevention devices, where appropriate


Check the adequacy of work positioning systems, where appropriate


Confirm methods of moving tools, equipment and materials to/from the work area are adequate


Use fall-arrest equipment in accordance with procedures


Select fall-arrest equipment needed


Check condition of fall-arrest equipment


Put on and adjust required fall-arrest equipment


Check the emergency and rescue procedures in relation to the fall-arrest system


Undertake work in accordance with procedures


Safely access the work area


Attach fall-arrest equipment to approved anchor as required


Maintain the function of fall prevention devices and work positioning systems


Move tools, equipment and materials to work area as required


Undertake the scoped work


Remove all tools, equipment and materials from the work area


Safely exit the work area


Complete the job


Take off, check, clean and put away fall-arrest equipment


Close out authorisations for the work


Complete any required documentation or records